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Extending Diversity: Religion in Public and Private Education

Jeff Spinner‐Halev

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Arguments are presented for extending diversity in education, with specific reference to the issue of religion, and taking the example of the USA. The arguments advanced also work for other liberal ... More


Japanese Private Universities in Comparative Perspective

Jeremy Breaden and Roger Goodman

in Family-Run Universities in Japan: Sources of Inbuilt Resilience in the Face of Demographic Pressure, 1992-2030

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863496
eISBN:
9780191895869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863496.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

Private higher education is an increasingly significant, ramified, and yet still conspicuously understudied topic. This chapter sets out various established and emerging models of private higher ... More


Learning and Earning: An Approximation to College Value Added in Two Dimensions

Evan Riehl, Juan E. Saavedra, and Miguel Urquiola

in Productivity in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226574585
eISBN:
9780226574615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574615.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This paper explores the implications of measuring college productivity in two different dimensions: earning and learning. We compute system-wide measures using administrative data from the country of ... More


A Duty Not to Seek or Gain Unfair Advantages?

Andrew Mason

in Living Together as Equals: The Demands of Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199606245
eISBN:
9780191741562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606245.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Citizens are under a duty to support and to further reasonably just laws and institutions. But even in a society whose basic institutions and laws were perfectly just, there would be scope for ... More


The Resilience of Japan’s Private Universities

Jeremy Breaden and Roger Goodman

in Family-Run Universities in Japan: Sources of Inbuilt Resilience in the Face of Demographic Pressure, 1992-2030

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863496
eISBN:
9780191895869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863496.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter returns to the dire predictions made in the early 2000s for the future of private higher education in Japan and finds that, while individual examples can be found on a micro level which ... More


The Predicted Implosion of Japan’s Private Higher Education System

Jeremy Breaden and Roger Goodman

in Family-Run Universities in Japan: Sources of Inbuilt Resilience in the Face of Demographic Pressure, 1992–2030

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863496
eISBN:
9780191895869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863496.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter tells the story of Japanese higher education from 1992 to 2010, from a period of great stability to one of anticipated implosion. It outlines the widely agreed features of Japanese ... More


Private Universities as Family Business

Jeremy Breaden and Roger Goodman

in Family-Run Universities in Japan: Sources of Inbuilt Resilience in the Face of Demographic Pressure, 1992-2030

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863496
eISBN:
9780191895869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863496.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter explains how Japanese family businesses in general, and family-run universities in particular, operate in practice and some of the negative and positive tropes with which they are ... More


The Wizard of Ed

Jonathan A. Knee

in Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179287
eISBN:
9780231543330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179287.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The IPO of Edison Schools in 1999 was the culmination of building optimism about the potential to transform public education for the better. Edison represented the powerful proposition that a private ... More


Family-Run Universities in Japan: Sources of Inbuilt Resilience in the Face of Demographic Pressure, 1992-2030

Jeremy Breaden and Roger Goodman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863496
eISBN:
9780191895869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863496.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

Globally, private universities enrol one in three of all higher education students, while in Japan (which has the second largest higher education system in the world in terms of overall expenditure) ... More


The Privatized Education Market and Maternal Employment in Japan

Keiko Hirao

in The Political Economy of Japan's Low Fertility

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754866
eISBN:
9780804768207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754866.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines another constraint on a mother's ability to work: the time demands placed on her by the Japanese market for education. This, too, is related to internal labor markets: because ... More


Alternative Private-Public Blends in Higher-Education Finance: International Patterns

Daniel C. Levy

in Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.003.0017
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Several of the preceding pieces in this volume have analyzed policy debates concerning the financing of school systems. The policy debates are no less intense when the focus turns to higher ... More


The Present Is a Foreign Country (Global Trends)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter offers an overview of the global trends in education systems driven by the five inter-connected forces: democratization of the society, rise of private education, globalization, advent ... More


Finance and Function: Voluntary Support and Diversity in American Private Higher Education

Roger L. Geiger

in Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.003.0018
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

A revolution has taken place in the past generation in American assumptions about higher education: It has virtually become a universally accepted responsibility of government to make it possible ... More


Broad Access and Steep Stratification in the First Mass System: High Participation Higher Education in the United States of America

Brendan Cantwell

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter provides a detailed and extensive assessment of the United States of America’s (USA) high participation systems (HPS) of higher education. It considers the history of higher education, ... More


Education

Joshua D. Hendrick

in Gülen: The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770986
eISBN:
9780814760475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770986.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter provides a brief history of education in Turkey and how the Gülen Movement (GM) was able to carve a niche in the area of private education and test preparation. It begins with an ... More


Joseph Murphy

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter focuses on the story of Joseph Murphy, a child who foundered in school despite receiving special education services for about ten years before his parents decided to send him to a ... More


A University Under Fire: A Short Ethnography of MGU 1992–2007

Jeremy Breaden and Roger Goodman

in Family-Run Universities in Japan: Sources of Inbuilt Resilience in the Face of Demographic Pressure, 1992-2030

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863496
eISBN:
9780191895869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863496.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This is the first of two ethnographic chapters describing the situation at a private university (referred to using the pseudonym ‘MGU’) in the early 2000s as it was about to hit the bottom of a rapid ... More


Consumer Rights and Credit Protection

Helen Hershkoff and Stephen Loffredo

in Getting By: Economic Rights and Legal Protections for People with Low Income

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190080860
eISBN:
9780199364763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080860.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses consumer laws that protect—but in practice may hurt—low-income people, involving such matters as debt collection, consumer reporting, and lending. People with low income, ... More


MGU 2008–18: The Law School and Other Reforms

Jeremy Breaden and Roger Goodman

in Family-Run Universities in Japan: Sources of Inbuilt Resilience in the Face of Demographic Pressure, 1992-2030

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863496
eISBN:
9780191895869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863496.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter continues the ethnographic account of the private university known as ‘MGU’ introduced in the previous chapter. It starts by explaining the most major reform project undertaken at MGU in ... More


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